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12-03-2021
Looking for microplastics in the remote Weddell Sea
The iconic and saddening image of a suffering seabird with a plastic ring stuck around its neck has often been used as a call to action, but plastic pollution brings even subtler dangers in the form of microplastics - tiny pieces of plastic smaller than five centimeters.  Now, a new study from researchers at the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Basel has taken aim at measuring the amount of microplastics that have found their way to the Weddell Sea in Antarctica, and where exactly...
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11-15-2016
Trump is planning to reverse Obama's environmental and energy policies
President-elect Donald Trump is considering an oil billionaire and a...
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11-15-2016
Global carbon emissions slow down for third straight year
Global carbon emissions flattened out in 2015, and are predicted to...
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11-15-2016
Proposed natural gas plant poses risk to salmon
A Canadian natural gas plant could post more risk to...
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11-15-2016
Fishing sustainably would dramatically boost fish populations
Fishing sustainably would increase fish catches by 57% in European...
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11-14-2016
Global temperatures in 2016 set to break heat record
Global temperatures are soaring toward a record high this year,...
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11-14-2016
US climate envoy: World will stay committed to Paris Agreement despite Trump
China and other countries will stay committed to the Paris...
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11-14-2016
Mangrove forests in the Everglades store carbon worth billions of dollars
When it comes to carbon storage, scientists have put a...
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11-14-2016
Australia ratifies Paris Agreement, pledges carbon emissions goals
Australia ratifies the Paris Agreement, a treaty to commit to lower...
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11-13-2016
Melting ice from 18,000 years ago may still cause Alps to grow
The Alps are growing at a rate of one to...
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11-13-2016
Cheatgrass invasion in western states terrorizes plant life
A cheatgrass invasion in the Western United States is mobilizing...
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11-12-2016
Climate change impact blamed for major changes to nature on Earth
Climate change impact on life on Earth is already underway,...
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11-12-2016
John Kerry lands in Antarctica, highest US official yet to visit
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Antarctica to...
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